Turkey votes in historic referendum to expand President powers

ANKARA More than 55 million Turkish citizens began voting across the country on Sunday in a historic referendum proposing key constitutional changes, including giving wide-ranging executive powers to the president, report Anadolu. Citizens are casting their ballots at 167,000 polling stations nationwide. Over 1 million of them are first-time voters who recently turned 18. Inmates … Continue reading Turkey votes in historic referendum to expand President powers

Iran: 40 killed in flood in north-western provinces

Floods in north-western provinces of Iran have claimed at least 40 lives. Severe flooding, which was caused by torrential rains, started on Friday in the provinces of East and West Azarbaijan, Kurdistan and Zanjan. 35 people were killed in East Azarbaijan province, with 17 out of them being carried away in the cars by waters … Continue reading Iran: 40 killed in flood in north-western provinces

یوگی کا اردو والوں کو پہلا تحفہ، اردو یونیورسٹی کے لئے اتر پردیش میں ملے گی زمین CM

کٹرتصویر کو مسترد کرتے ہوئے اتر پردیش کے وزیر اعلی سی ایم یوگی آدتیہ ناتھ نے اردو پریمیوں کے لئے بڑا تحفہ دینے کا اعلان کیا ہے انہوں نے وعدہ کیا لکھنؤ میں ان کی حکومت جلد ہی مولانا آزاد نیشنل اردو یونیورسٹی کے لئے زمین دے گی. یونیورسٹی کے چانسلر ظفر سرےشوالا نے گزشتہ … Continue reading یوگی کا اردو والوں کو پہلا تحفہ، اردو یونیورسٹی کے لئے اتر پردیش میں ملے گی زمین CM

Syria:100 killed in explosion near buses carrying evacuees

A deadly explosion killed at least 100 people in near buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns. The yesterday blast in Rashidin, west of Aleppo, targeted residents who were evacuated from the rebel-besieged towns of Fouaa and Kefraya in Idlib province under a deal reached between the Syrian government and rebels. Rescue workers … Continue reading Syria:100 killed in explosion near buses carrying evacuees

Delhi zoo installs coolers, fans for animals to beat the heat

  The Delhi zoo has installed water sprinklers, desert coolers and fans in the animal enclosures to help inmates beat the heat. An official at the National Zoological Park said, the Zoo is also providing the inmates sweet dishes like sugar-free kheer. He said that as part of the zoo’s summer plans, pressure pumps are … Continue reading Delhi zoo installs coolers, fans for animals to beat the heat

Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.39 per litre, diesel by Rs 1.04

The price of Petrol was hiked by Rs 1 point 39 per litre and diesel by Rs 1 point 04 a litre excluding state levies with effect from midnight tonight. Actual increase in price will be more after taking into account local VAT. Petrol in Delhi currently costs Rs 66 point 29 a litre while … Continue reading Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.39 per litre, diesel by Rs 1.04

CBI to get new online system to deal with black money cases

The CBI will get a new online system to assist it in probing cases of illegal wealth or black money. It will be helpful in collating data from various agencies including banks, Income Tax ,I-T, department and Financial Intelligence Unit, FIU, among others. The move comes after a multi-disciplinary committee formed by the Central Vigilance … Continue reading CBI to get new online system to deal with black money cases

High alert at Mumbai, Hyderabad & Chennai airports after hijack threat

Security at three major international airports in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai has been stepped up after agencies were informed about a possible hijack attempt of an aircraft from these facilities. Officials said, an high alert has been issued to the three facilities after Mumbai Police received an e-mail last night from a woman living there. … Continue reading High alert at Mumbai, Hyderabad & Chennai airports after hijack threat

BJP National Executive: Resolutions for OBC Commission passed

AMN BJP National Executive Meeting in Bhubaneswar today passed two resolutions on the OBC Commission . A resolution was passed thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Commission. Hukum Dev Narayan presented the resolution, while Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Dharmendra Pradhan, Raghubar Das seconded it. The other resolution condemned the manner in which Congress and other … Continue reading BJP National Executive: Resolutions for OBC Commission passed

Maharashtra plans to supply free seeds, pesticides to farmers

AMN The Maharashtra government is planning to supply seeds, fertilisers and pesticides free of cost to small and marginal farmers to keep the production costs minimal and to reduce their losses. Maharashtra Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil gave this information while talking to the reporters today in Mumbai. He said that the idea is to keep … Continue reading Maharashtra plans to supply free seeds, pesticides to farmers